In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF), Boston Parks and Recreation, the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) and the Boston Public Schools, will host the second annual MLK Invitational basketball showcase this Sunday, at Wentworth Institute's Tansey Gymnasium.
These games will bring together basketball’s best from the Boston City League and surrounding area high schools for a day of exciting games while also including a community service component with Boston youth. Earlier this month, the competing teams partnered with the BCYF Jackson-Mann in Allston, BCYF Shelburne in Roxbury, BCYF Roslindale, and BCYF Tobin Community Center in Mission Hill to work with young people on art educational projects related to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The projects will be displayed at the games.
A number of teams currently ranked in ESPN Boston's polls dot the schedule. Here is the full slate:
10 a.m. - No. 8 Brockton vs. New Mission
11:45 a.m. - Newton North vs. O’Bryant
1:30 p.m. - No. 2 Duxbury vs. No. 7 Fenway
3:30 p.m. - Wachusett vs. Dorchester
5:15 p.m. - No. 4 Catholic Memorial vs. No. 17 New Mission
7:00 p.m. - Belmont vs. No. 11 Brighton